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Alastair Biggar

Alastair Gourlay Biggar
Personal information
Born4 August 1946
Edinburgh, Scotland
Died6 February 2016
Alma materShuttleworth College[1]
Years active1969–1972
PositionWinger / centre
TeamScotland national rugby union team

Alastair Gourlay Biggar (4 August 1946 – 6 February 2016) was a Scotland international rugby union player.[2]

He was capped twelve times for his country,[2] between 1969 and 1972, including the Five Nations seasons of 1970, 1971 and 1972. In the 1972 game against Wales, he sustained a hamstring injury.[3] He also played for London Scottish. He toured New Zealand in 1971 with the British and Irish Lions.[4] He died on 6 February 2016 from cancer.[1]

Fellow London Scottish and Scotland player Mike Biggar is his cousin.


  1. ^ a b Vallance, Matt. "Alastair Biggar". The Herald. Archived from the original on 9 January 2020. Retrieved 10 February 2016.
  2. ^ a b Alastair Biggar rugby profile
  3. ^ "Classics: Wales v Scotland – 1972". Welsh Rugby Union. 9 February 2007. Archived from the original on 9 January 2020. Retrieved 8 January 2020.
  4. ^ Alastair Biggar Lions profile

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